Geoffrey Brock

Geoffrey Brock is the translator of Cesare Pavese’s Disaffections: Complete Poems 1930-1950, which was a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year and won both the PEN Translation Prize and the Modern Language Association’s Lois Roth Award for translation. Brock has also translated books by Roberto Calasso, Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, Giovanni Pascoli, and other Italian writers. He edited The FSG Book of 20th-Century Italian Poetry and is the author of two poetry collections, Weighing Light and Voices Bright Flags. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Cullman Center at the New York Public Library. He teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Translation at the University of Arkansas, where he founded The Arkansas International.


PEN Translation Prize

Translation Prize, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Lois Roth Award, Modern Language Association

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Fellowship, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, New York Public Library